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Monday, November 12, 2018

Free Security Certificates

Certificates generally cost money because of the labor involved in validating the requests.

StartCom offers basic-level ("Class 1") certificates free of charge. is a community-driven Certificate Authority that issues certificates to the public at large for free.

Let’s Encrypt is a new Certificate Authority: It’s free, automated, and open.

A list of well-known CAs can be found at